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Specialist Researcher

Job Title: Specialist Researcher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ipswich
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 420387, 147295
Job Published: March 01, 2021 11:54

Job Description

Job Description

• Accountable for performing research in a specific domain (data science / machine learning / modelling for network diagnostics and assurance) or area that is typically unknown, complex, high impact and high value across multiple domains. • Responsible for developing novel research work and contributing towards recommendations for future research projects. • To develop and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the state of the art in big data, machine learning and modelling. • To develop and maintain a specialist knowledge of network diagnostic and assurance techniques and capabilities. • To develop and maintain strong relationships with customers in the BT customer facing divisions, stakeholders in BT†s technology delivery units, and stakeholders in other research teams (both internal and external). • To create and deliver excellent reports and presentations, presenting complex analysis results to customers and stakeholders in a clear and concise manner with an appropriate level for each audience. • To support BT†s intellectual property strategy by creating innovative solutions and protecting that intellectual property through patent filings. • To enhance BT†s reputation in this field by publishing work externally and taking opportunities to represent BT at conferences and industry events. • When required, to provide strategic insight and analysis of technology options, including development of commercial models in support of business case creation. • Where appropriate, to engage in relationships with external suppliers, consultants, partners and universities in order to gain new insights and technical capabilities or to accelerate the exploitation of new innovations.

Candidate Description

• A scientific, mathematical or engineering background with strong knowledge of statistical methods • Machine learning and AI • Education to Masters level in relevant subject or equivalent vocational expertise • Software development skills using languages such as Python, Java, Scala and R • Ability to work creatively and cooperatively as part of a small research team.

Desirable skills & experience • Excellent communication and presentation skills and with ability to persuade and influence internal and external customers. • Experience of leading self-managed tasks within technical projects, liaising with project customers in the business units to define scope and outcomes. • Understanding of Deep Learning • Developer-level familiarity with Linux. • Knowledge of network protocols and architectures. • Experience of software development • Knowledge of data visualisation techniques/software

Employer Description

As the leading UK provider of broadband services, with the largest fixed broadband, public Wi-Fi and cellular networks, BT is reliant on the correct operation and performance of its core and access networks. Within BT Technology, Applied Research has a vital role to play supporting the development of network management systems including fault diagnosis and anomaly detection, enabling faults to be detected and fixed with the minimal impact to customers., BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.

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